August 7, 2023

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Airlines to Support NASA-Boeing Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Project

Boeing and NASA will collaborate with U.S. airlines to advise the Sustainable Flight Demonstrator (SFD) project and development of the X-66A research aircraft. As part of a new sustainability coalition, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines will provide input on operational efficiencies, maintenance, handling characteristics and airport compatibility. NASA and Boeing also unveiled the new X-66A livery at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

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Which Was the First Major Airline to Start Charging for Carry-on Bags? (SIMPLE FLYING)

City Airport Chief: Post-Brexit London Needs Us to Expand – And Fast (CITY AM)

JetBlue Makes a Big Change Passengers Need to Know About (JACKSON PROGRESS-ARGUS)


Travelodge Upgrades More Hotels Under ‘Budget-Luxe’ Banner (BTN EUROPE)


A Refresher on Business Air-Travel Etiquette (THE ECONOMIST)

New York Drives Towards First US Congestion Charge (BUSINESS INQUIRER)

Sabre Projects 'Solid' but 'Conservative' Growth in Travel Demand (BTN)

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